X-Ray Crystallography

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    X-Ray Crystallography

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Materials Science Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course covers the basic crystallography, structure of materials and X-ray diffraction with theory and applications.

    Course Objectives
    This course is for understanding how the structure of a material determines its properties and designing proper tools and techniques to analyze the materials.

    Introduction to crystallography

    Geometry of crystals

    Structure of materials

    Crystalline plane and orientation


    Reciprocal lattice



    X-ray diffractometer I

    X-ray diffractometer II

    Powder diffraction

    Bulk diffraction

    SEM analysis

    TEM analysis

    Nanocrystalline structure

    Final exam

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